Ignition System

Distributor Conversion Kit

The distributor is perhaps one of the most important components of a vehicle's ignition system, as it is responsible for routing high-voltage electricity out of the ignition coil and towards the spark plugs. A distributor consists of various individual components that work in synchronicity with each other to facilitate an expeditious and powerful transfer of […]

Ignition Lock Cylinder

If you have ever gotten into your car and tried to turn the steering wheel you will notice that it will not turn unless you put the key into the ignition lock and turn it. If you don’t have the key or if the lock sticks the car will not start. Inserting the key into […]

Ignition Coil Pack

Modern vehicles are equipped with non-distributor-based ignition systems. Instead of relying on a distributor mechanism, they use an ignition coil pack and a small sensor array to ignite the fuel. The ignition coil packs consist of thin coils wrapped hundreds of times along a central core. Is it used to carry electricity from the car […]

Distributor Cap

The distributor cap is a critical device within you vehicle’s ignition system. Effectively, its purpose it to transfer the charge created by the rotating of the distributor shaft and the rest of the motor. The distributor cap takes that energy and uses it to power the engine’s cylinders at the appropriate time and order. As […]

Starter Solenoid Switch

A common cause of vehicles not starting is a bad starter solenoid. This could all relate to the starter solenoid switches. If you pin-point your problem to the switches then you may need to replace them, or at least test them to further diagnose your problem. Keep in mind that there are actually two different […]

Ignition Coils

If you are an adult, chances are you own a car and drive it to work, the store, the shopping mall, grandma's house, and many other places from day to day. Unless you are a mechanic or especially car minded, you probably do not think about all the processes that go into something as seemingly […]

Starter Solenoid

Chances are when you are late to work or busy running all those errands you have put off, you are not thinking very much about the car that gets you from place to place. Unless you are an auto mechanic or someone who genuinely has a love of cards, chances are that you take your […]

Ignition Switch

The typical car ignition switch is a complex rotary device with many brass terminals on the back. There are four main key positions and most switches also have an optional lock position. The majority of cars, trucks, boats, and small aircraft use this type of switch to start their engine and control the power to […]

Spark Plug Wires

The spark plug wires in your vehicle are designed to be strong and last for a long period of time. However, you should always keep an eye on the condition of the wires to make sure that your vehicle is receiving the correct amount of spark that it needs for proper functioning. The wires are […]

Spark Plug

Routine maintenance is an important part to the health of any vehicle, and it is important that you remember to check on these small things at least once every year, so that you can be sure to keep your vehicle running in the best possible condition for as long as possible. One of the first […]